My name is Scott Sechler, and this is my chicken blog. I’ve worked with chickens pretty much all my life, but until a couple of months ago, I’d never even heard of blogging.
When I was 7 or 8 years old, my dear ole Dad bought my first flock of chicks. I actually spent days cleaning and sanitizing the chicken coop where they would live. I made sure that the chicks were comfortable in their house.
I even came up with my own techniques for growing my birds healthier and tastier than others. I learned that feeding my birds good clean grain and keeping their stress level to a minimum was the way to go.
Don’t get me wrong – there were skeptics who didn’t believe in my techniques. Even my own Dad wondered how I would get enough customers to keep growing my chicks in this off-the-wall fashion. Everyone else in the chicken industry at the time were using very different methods. They were focused on making money, not on the quality of their products. But eventually all my hard work would pay off.
I bought my first truck to haul chickens when I was 16, and I started selling my chickens in Canada. The processors there wanted specific sizes of birds, and the other suppliers seemed to bring them everything except what they actually ordered. Not me. I delivered what my processors ordered, and I delivered the quality they expected. Eventually, I was taking my trucks into Canada every day of the week.
To this day, at Bell & Evans we take pride in the fact that we deliver on our promise. And that is to deliver the Excellent Chicken, free of antibiotics and growth hormones. We deliver what the customers want and what they come to expect of our products. After all these years, quality is still the most important thing to us.
Bell & Evans is a family business, and our customers are an important part of that family. I started this blog because I can’t think of a better way to keep in touch with you – or for you to keep in touch with me.
Welcome to my Chicken Blog.